From the Top

NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley celebrates the stories, talents, and character of America’s best pre-collegiate classically-trained musicians. Now in its 17th season, From the Top delights both seasoned classical listeners and new classical music fans. Each one-hour broadcast, recorded in studios and concert halls across America, features five or six world-class performances along with poignant and entertaining interviews. 

Christopher O'Riley with a young musician
Neale Eckstein

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--The Los Angeles Times


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